When Fashcin blogger, Cindy Alda, spied a gradient polka-dot manicure on Instagram, she decided she was up for the challenge of making it her own. Here’s how she interpreted the look.

What you need:

How to get it:

Step 1: Apply the base coat and follow that with two coats of the white nail polish.

Step 2: Apply a layer of the top coat and wait 10 minutes.

Step 3: Drip a generous amount of each colored polish onto a piece of aluminum foil.

Step 4: Using the smallest dotting tool, pick up the pinkish-coral polish and create three rows of dots starting at the base of each nail. The dots closest to your cuticle should be the smallest. Tip: “Alternating the size of the dots helps you achieve more of a gradient effect,” Alda says.

Step 5: Using the medium-sized dotting tool, apply two rows of fuchsia polish.

Step 6: Complete the ombré effect by using your largest dotting tool to create two rows of burgundy dots.

Step 7: Let the dots dry for about 10 minutes before applying your top coat.

Will you try this polka-dot manicure?

Photo: Courtesy of Cindy Alda